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it will be a great afternoon. temps will recover once we get rid of the fog by noon. headed for 52 degrees today. we have very similar catches on the way during the whole week ahead. shaina: this morning reaction continues to come in on the president's address. in a rare speech from the oval office last night he told americans the terror threat has reached a new phase following attacks in paris and california. nikole killion is in washington this morning with more on the president's comments and the response. and nikole how is it being received? geico shaina a senior -- nikole: shaina a senior administration official says the president gave this speech to update americans on his strategy but his message seemed to fall flat with critics. >> the threat from terrorism is real but we will overcome it. nikole: president obama trying to reassure a nervous american public. >> i know that after so much war many americans are asking
whether we are confronted by a cancer that has no immediate cure. nikole: speaking for only the third time from the oval office the president called the san bernardino shooting an act of terrorism. but he offered no new policy prescriptions to deal with the extremist group isis or isil instead calling on congress to , do more from authorizing military force to barring people on the no-fly list from getting guns. >> what we can do and must do is make it harder for them to kill. nikole: after his 13 minute speech many of those seeking the , president's job took to social media donald trump tweeted is that all there is? while jeb bush posted on facebook this is the war of our time. it shouldn't be business as usual. others offered a pre-buttal. >> for god's sakes mr. president change your strategy. nikole: the president has no public events scheduled today but the white house is looking ahead to next week when it holds a summit on terror financing. in washington nikole killion. kcci 8 news iowa's news leader. shaina: a new cnn/orc poll shows people disapprove of obama's
his handling of terrorism, 60% to 34%. right now in san bernardino county thousands of employees are getting ready to return to work today five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on his co-workers at a holiday party. investigators are looking into what led syed farook and tashfeen malik to attack last wednesday. the couple was killed in a shootout with police. and syrian refugees are scheduled to arrive in texas today. 12 syrians are to join their relatives in dallas and houston. another nine refugees will arrive on thursday. last week the state of texas sued the federal government and the international rescue committee. on friday they said they no longer want an immediate order stopping the refugees but they will continue the lawsuit. eric: some good news for the iowa hawkeyes after a heart breaking loss saturday night. the 12 and 1 hawks are headed to the rose bowl. the hawks got the official word early sunday afternoon. they will face the 11 and 2 stanford cardinal. stanford is coming off the pac 12 championship and has one of
the front runners for the heisman, christian mccaffrey. it was a rollercoaster ride for iowa fans. the devastation of saturday's loss to michigan state was tempered with the rose bowl berth. for some fans it will be the first rose bowl game with iowa they've ever seen. but no matter how the season ends in pasadena fans agree it's been a great ride with plenty to be proud of. >> it was no disappointment to watch iowa go for their 13th win. >> i grew up kind of watching the badgers play in the rose bowl so it's nice to see the hawkeyes there. >> really exciting place for us to land. i don't know i think this is the first time we've been since i've been alive. so just really exciting i'm happy to be where we are. eric: fans say while saturday's big 10 championship was a very tough loss, it likely earned the respect of the committees who pick the matchups like the rose bowl. sports director andy garman was in iowa city as the bowl matchup
andy: -- >> this news is good medicine for all of us. just ease of a tough outcome. >> great game between two championship caliber teams. one representing the big 10 the other the pac 12. so i think it's going to be a very competitive match up between two great teams. >> it's exciting we're blessed and honored to have an opportunity to play in this game. you know it's the granddaddy of them all. eric: so the hawkeyes are headed to pasadena for the first time since 1990 and just the sixth time ever. that game is set for new years day at four clock on espn. -- at 4:00 on espn. more big stories this morning. we now know the names of the people involved in a deadly home invasion. police say 31-year-old travis williams died after breaking into a home at 2020 east 14th street early saturday morning. 19-year-old ali cano and 18-year-old whitney campbell were in the home at the time. an autopsy is scheduled. then prosecutors will review the evidence and decide whether or not to file charges. the first trial related to allegations of hazing at
school has been scheduled. 18-year-old seth pille accused of hazing freshmen on the football team recently pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges. his trial is scheduled for february 9. two other teens were also charged in that same case. all three have been expelled from school. shaina: we are a week into december and we do not feel like it. metinka: will take it. we are dealing with some fog. a enough to make your commute last a little bit longer. visibility has fallen back near zero. near the des moines area, officially a half mile. visibility will be changing up and down a little bit. current temps have fallen below freezing. watch for some of that fog to be freezing fog. when the sunshine finally winds
highs will be in the upper 40's and low 50's. eric: starting today a portion of the skywalk will be closed until 2018. all for construction of the new convention center hotel. shaina: and just in time the county has announced this morning the launch of new skywalk app. kcci's alyx sacks sat in on a county meeting before the app launched and alyx what does the app do? alyx: it is going to be a useful tool for anyone who wants to get around downtown. here's a look. you can download it through your app. it is either ios or android. it is a free app to download. the little fun aspect is a little. will pop up when you start walking around. we will show you that. all in the timing of the closure. this is great for central iowa. >> i think it is great. it is very visitor friendly. it is very easy to use. i think it's going to be very popular.
navigate. alyx: is going to be good timing because of that portion of the skywalk that will be closing. it is closing today. to start work on the new convention center. that is going to be a 330 run facility that was approved earlier last week. skywalk will not reopen until spring of 2018. the hope is at least the county's perspective is with this skywalk app, people will be up to get around that. they will be in to post other closures. they have future plans for the skywalk. they're going to be things like where you can use the restroom. >> to be able to help people navigate. i want to make sure that we do not get stuck in a rut where we have closures and not share the information. i don't want to do it with signs. i want to do it virtually.
alyx: they're going to be opening and launching phase two of the project in february. pretty exciting there. more details in 30 minutes. for now, back to you. eric: still ahead on kcci, the hawkeyes aren't the only ones continuing their season. the big win for the uni panthers over the weekend. where their fate is headed. shaina: and cancer free. what it took to clear the former president of brain cancer. eric: plus, how high tech is your home? the new gadgets this holiday season that you can buy for your own home. schenkel if your headed out early, you will notice quite a bit of fog. visibility is going to be pretty low. keep that in mind. be careful out there. we have no accidents. we'll head outside and take a look. you can tell how glory you're going to be out there.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. eric: welcome back to kcci. 5:12. over the weekend heavy rain in south florida created floods that stranded a lot of drivers. take a look at that. many of them just left their cars and walked home waiting for the floods to subside.
a few people actually used canoes to get around. fire crews asked drivers to avoid going through flooded areas. they did not listen. in central iowa, it sounds like it is going to just be sunny. metinka: they usually have the best weather but i think this week we've got it for sure. it is very foggy out this morning. it looks pretty. but if you have to be driving in it, plan for it to take a couple of extra minutes. this fog will continue through. with the fog advisory expiring at 9:00. once we get the sunshine, temperatures will feel great this afternoon. headed for a high into the low 50's. we got more coming for the week of had. -- a week -- the week ahead. friday, highs around 20 degrees.
shaina: nasa's cyguns launched sunday from cape canaveral. the spacecraft is carrying more than 7000 pounds of science and research crew supplies and vehicle hardware. the launch was the 4th attempt in the past week to get it into space. three previous launch attempts were scrubbed due to bad weather at the kennedy space center. the spacecraft will arrive at the international space station on wednesday. former u.s. president jimmy carter announced that his latest brain scan showed no signs of cancer. he made the announcement over the weekend, four months after revealing that melanoma had spread to his brain and at the time he said he was putting himself in the hands of god. previous tests found four lesions on his brain were still there. doctors removed part of his liver and he had radiation treatment plus a newly approved auto-immune drug. and the president and first lady joined the celebration for the kennedy center honors sunday.
songwriter carole king, filmmaker george lucas and actress rita moreno. stephen colbert hosted the gala at the kennedy center opera house. the honors will be broadcast on cbs on december 29. eric: taking a look at some more sports news. in the nfl sunday the new england patriots lost their second game of the year against the philadelphia eagles. injuries have decimated the pats over recent weeks. the patriots were leading 14 to nothing until a blocked punt turned things around for the eagles. philadelphia went on to win it 35 to 28. the chicago bears were coming off a strong win over the packers on thanksgiving. chicago had a 7 point lead with less than 2 minutes left in the game. but the 49ers threw a 4 yard touchdown to tie it up. chicago had one last chance to win it but missed a game winning field goal sending it into overtime. san francisco goes on to win 26 to 20. in minneapolis it was the vikings and seahawks. seahawks came out strong and kept it rolling all game long. russell wilson ran in one touchdown putting the seahawks up 14 to nothing.
touchdown to doug baldwin making it 21 to nothing in the vikings first half. only score came in the 3rd quarter. seattle wins 38 to 7. and the chiefs traveled to take on oakland this weekend. the raiders were leading 14 to 7 going into the second half and kept a good lead until kansas city tied it up at 20 in the 4th quarter. a big interception for the chiefs turned it around and they went on to win 34 to 20. the season's not over for the iowa hawkeyes even after a devastating loss in the big 10 championship against michigan state. they are gearing up for their first rose bowl appearance in 25 years. the 12-1 hawks will face the 11 and 2 stanford cardinal. stanford is coming off the pac 12 championship and has one of the front runners for the heisman on their team. that game will be in pasadena , california, new year's day at 4:00 on espn. and the season continues for another iowa team. the uni panthers rocked 5th ranked portland state 29 to 17 late saturday night. they are now onto the quarterfinals where they will face north dakota sate. the panthers lost to the mighty
bison by three back in october. the rematch between the two is set for saturday at 11:00 at the fargodome live on espn. shaina: stocks surged after the labor department announced that the u.s. economy added 211000 -- 211,000 jobs in november. on friday the nasdaq closed up 104 points. and the dow gained 369 points. porsche plans to offer an all-electric performance car by the end of the decade. the company is boasting about the 4-door car which looks like a futuristic version of today's porsche panamera. it will be able to go more than 300 miles on a single charge. fans wanted and toymakers listened. a doll featuring the likeness of selma director ava duvernay is expected to go on sale today. it's part of mattel's sheroes line. back in april the company released one-of-a-kind barbie dolls based on six women for the variety magazine's power of women luncheon. it hasn't been said where the doll will be sold or how much it will cost yet.
duvernay is the first african-american woman to direct a movie nominated for a best picture oscar. chipotle says its committed to -- says it is committed to overhauling its food-safety standard. this after an e-coli outbreak sickened at least 45 people in several states. the new procedure will include testing of all produce and ingredients before they are shipped. and enhancing employee training for food safety and handling. eric: amazon's warehouse in new jersey is causing traffic gridlock this holiday season. neighbors say it takes almost an hour to drive less than a mile as the center's more than 4, -- more than 4000 employees go hour. congestion had gotten so bad that the mayor there threatened to sue the company. amazon has announced to stagger employee shifts to alleviate traffic. from tv streaming devices to a dispenser that turns bottled beer into draft we've got some top tech buys for your home this holiday season.
shaina: the new apple tv comes with apps like hulu and netflix and comes with a remote that lets you search with siri, or you can get the roku 3. it can look through 17 different services to find the show or movie you want. eric: if you want a drink to go along with your movie check out the fizzics. it's a dispenser that turns your regular bottled brew into a draft beer and all you need is four aa batteries for the machine. shaina: for better sound on movies filmed d th your smartphone check out the rode videomic me. the portable mic plugs into an iphone or ipad and comes with a windshield so you can use it outside. eric: from videos to photos you'll need something to help share those memories. the polaroid zip is a portable printer that connects by bluetooth to print within minutes. shaina: fun little gadgets to use. metinka, this week, i don't know what kind of christmas gifts we need. something for warm weather. metinka: it is going to be so nice to run errands in this
you can leave coats in the carsrs this afternoon. we've got some locally dense fog. it is been some missed with the fog. watch for frosty conditions on the side streets and sidewalks. visibility going down to zero so be careful. here in rancho, down to a half-mile. plan ahead and try not to be in a hurry. a dense fog advisory. it remains in effect for all of these gray shaded counties. also a little bit of a sliver across east central iowa. texas have fallen across -- have -- temperatures have fallen below freezing. be careful. other than that, we are expecting quiet weather. tropics moving through the midwest.
through. quiet weather. most of the weekend looking fine. here comes that weak system. tomorrow, here comes another week cold front. it remains quite as we go through wednesday and even into thursday. by the end of the week, we are going to be watching another one coming from the north. it will bring a rain-snow mix as we go into saturday. the dense fog is our concern early today. 33 in the metro. we have a south wind at 10 miles per hour. once we get the sunshine, temperatures will be great. 52 degrees this afternoon. it is going to stay mild tonight. tomorrow looks good. just a few more clouds. 54 degrees. a stray sprinkle in the
then damages remain mild. highs will be in the mid--- then temperatures remain mild. highs will remain in the 40's and 50's. by the weekend, there is going to be a slight chance of a rain-snow mix. eric: iq metinka. shaina: things are look -- eric: thank you metinka. shaina: things are looking final the roads. be careful out there. does go mobile speed units to tell you about. -- does go mobile speed units to tell you about. eric: coming up after the break. the massive recall that's affecting millions. why you might have to wait a while to get your car fixed or get something temporary. how you can rush along the process, next on kcci.self. dad: no? culligan man: no. anncr: leave it to the experts. with a culligan whole-house water softening system, you get better water, and service you can actually count on.
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waiting for their cars to get fixed. shaina: and loaner vehicles are hard to come by but there may be one way to get one. julie watts reports. julie: when jessica barthelow drives her son and his friends to football, she plays defense. >> we can't bring extra people. julie: the mom recently found out her pontiac vibe is included in the huge recall of takata airbags. but as this letter states parts to repair your vehicle are not currently available. gm's solution? don't use the front passenger seat. a tough call for the carpool mom. >> i now have a car that only fits three people plus me. julie: so barthelow asked her dealer to provide a loaner car -- loaner car. >> they said no they didn't have the authorization to give me a loaner. julie: safety consultant sean kane says while federal law requires car makers to either buy back the car or replace a vehicle they can't fix. they're not required to offer a temporary replacement car.
in the case of a recall. so what's your advice to consumers who want a loaner car? >> the people who are squeaky wheels are getting loaner cars. get in there and complain to the manufacturer that you can't use the car for its intended purposes. so we reached out to gm to and julie:so we reached out to gm to and -- julie: so we reached out to gm to and the car maker agreed to give her a loaner. and immediately rush-ordered the part need to fix her vibe good news for the busy mom. and the kids she drives. julie watts for cbs news, san francisco. shaina: there are a few sites that can tell you if your car is on the recall list. one of those is safercar.gov. all you have to do is type in your car's vin number. eric: still to come, the presidential address. what obama has to say about the american people last night it plus the latest details on a weekend homicide. the hawkeyes are heading to california. the announcement that turned them around.
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american power. shaina: the president takes on terrorism in primetime. the four things he wants congress to do to keep you safe. eric: and the future's looking pretty rosy for the iowa hawkeyes. what it'll cost you to go bowling in pasadena. shaina: and where did downtown go? the tops of buildings invisible thanks to the fog. we'll tell you where the major trouble spots might be this monday morning, december 7. good morning, everyone and welcome back, i'm shaina humphries. eric: and i'm eric hanson, metinka also here with us today. flags are at half staff because of pearl harbor day, and you almost cannot see the flag. metinka: the visibility is very bad. your morning commute will probably be a lot more stressful than usual. 33 degrees in des moines. the visibility down to about half a mile in des moines and
if we can get rid of the fog, we will be near 52 degrees. there could be a sprinkle tomorrow afternoon followed by highs in the 50's, maybe 60 degrees by thursday. the weekend, temperatures will be cooler and a chance for a rain snow mix. eric: president obama called it an act of terrorism in a rare primetime address to the nation. going back. survivors of last week's shooting rampage at a social services center in san bernardino will go back to work today for the first time since the attack. people have been leaving these messages of support and love at a memorial outside. president obama called it an act of terrorism in a rare primetime address to the nation. he vowed the u.s. will take steps to keep americans safe but it's what he didn't say that has some critics riled up. mark albert has the overnight developments. mark: in just his third oval office address, president obama warned the nation that isis, or isil, threatens us all.
terrorism is real. but we will overcome it. we will destroy isil and any other organization that tried to harm us. mark: the 13 and a half-minute speech came four days after the mass shooting in san bernardino, california, killed 14 people and less than a month after the paris attacks. pres. obama: we will prevail by being strong and smart. mark: the president called on congress to ban people on the no-fly list from buying guns, restrict sales of assault rifles, like those used in san bernardino, and enact stronger screening for those entering the u.s. without a visa. mr. obama also wants congress to give him explicit authorization to use force against isis. pres. obama: let's not forget that freedom is more powerful than fear. mark: the president said there's no evidence the san bernardino attackers were directed by a terror group overseas. mark albert, cbs news, washington. eric: a new cnn/orc poll out this morning shows 53% of americans think the u.s. should send ground troops to iraq or
syria to fight isis. part of the federal investigation into san bernardino is focusing on the female suspect, tashfeen malik, and whether she radicalized her american-born husband. >> we are working closely with our foreign counterparts to gather that information. it will be a long process. it will be an exhaustive process. eric: tashfeen is said to have pledged allegiance to isis on facebook just before last week's attack, and isis has claimed the couple as followers. but officials in the u.s. say there is no evidence the couple was part of a larger terror network. meanwhile, authorities in california want to question the couple's next-door neighbor. they suspect he provided the two semi-automatic weapons used in the attack. the fbi says he is not considered an official suspect. shaina: more big stories, saturday's loss was a tough one, but now things looking pretty rosy for hawkeye fans. >> it was tough to swallow then but now going to the rose bowl
really makes you feel better. shaina: he said it. pretty sweet consolation prize for the hawkeyes after losing the big ten championship game to michigan state. iowa found out sunday they will go to pasadena to play in the rose bowl on new year's day. it's the team's first trip since 1990. they will be playing stanford. we will be talking tickets coming up in the morning buzz. plus, we'll hear from kirk ferentz and some of the players. also this morning, police are trying to decide if charges will be filed in a deadly home invasion over the weekend. police tell us 31-year-old travis williams died after breaking into a home at 2020 east 14th street early saturday. they haven't said why williams targeted that home. an autopsy is scheduled. eric: the suspect in the court avenue murder one week ago remains in jail this morning on one million dollars bond. 24-year-old dresean barber is charged with first-degree murder in the death of edmanuel perez, and attempted murder for shooting andrew hurley-boyd. police did provide extra security on court avenue this
weekend. key hearings are set this week on governor branstad's plan to privatize medicaid. a legislative oversight committee will hear from some of the families who would be affected today. and tomorrow, officials from the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services will be in iowa. they could decide to delay the planned january 1st transition. we'll let you know what happens. shaina: also today, polk county is launching a new app to help you get around the skywalks. kcci's alyx sacks is live and good timing because a portion of the skywalk is closing today. alyx: that is right. the skywalk between watson powell way and the convention center is closing today until the spring of 2018.
an out and very -- cap -- app. it shows skywalk access. if skywalks are closed, it will show them that way. it is a way for you to understand, get where you are trying to go, and they are really looking forward to the use of this app when portions of the skywalk will be closed. if you go into the app, it will show you where you need to go. they have another app that is coming in february. >> we have a phase two planned for february to allow people to walk through the skywalks and restaurants, businesses, things of that nature. alyx: this is a look at the app.
i am a little blue dot, and if you'd touch on things, it will give you an instruction of where to go because areas are blocked off. it can show which way you are facing and which way you need to go. more on this in 30 minutes. eric: it is great to have those skywalks to be inside. metinka: it is going to be warm all week long so if you miss today, do not worry about it. visibility is a bit of a problem from clarion to creston, even affecting ames and des moines. take sure you allow plenty of time to get where you are going safely. some fog across the area. the freeway is looking dry at some areas are getting a little mist with the fog. the weather is going to make a
full recovery later on, and that should happen by later this morning. shaina: and looking ahead today, governor branstad is holding his weekly news conference at 9:00 a.m., not at the statehouse, but at jordan creek elementary school in west des moines. we'll let you know what that's all about. the governor will also be getting ready to head out on an economic development trip to new york city this week. he's also ordered flags to half-staff today in iowa from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to mark pearl harbor remembrance day. eric: it is also the second day of hanukkah. jews around the world celebrate the 8-day festival. the first nightly candle on the menorah was lit last night, the second tonight. you're looking at video of the grand menorah that's lit every year here in des moines at maccabee's kosher deli. and a few weeks before christmas, we all get busy, but shopkeepers on main street are especially swamped right now, especially the very special one who looks an awful lot like santa. tonight, you are going to visit his woodshop where he makes one very specific toy and tells stories so good, fans will fly in from other states just to listen. it's a main street santa who's awful convincing.
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gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, 5:41. this is our winterset school that webcam. it looks pretty downtown with the christmas lights up, and you can see the visibility is being affected. we have readings down to zero in many neighborhoods. there is also a little bit of misat in with the fog so there might be some frosty spots. by noon, temperatures should be in the 40's, headed for 52 degrees and sunshine this afternoon. readings all week running 10 to 20 degrees warmer than average. by the weekend, we will get cooler air working in and a rain-snow mixture. shaina: of course, the morning buzz today is all about those
eric: the big ten championship game did not go exactly as planned but the team sure felt , the love in indy. that is cell phone video that our andy garman captured, as the hawks left the field at lucas oil stadium. just after that heartbreaking loss, it had to make the players feel good. they had overwhelming support, it was crazy. shaina: we gotta tell you, it was such a great moment andy's video has now been viewed more than 1 million times. 30,000 likes, shared 24,000 times. unbelievable. eric: he said on facebook, 75% of the crowd was hawkeye fans. and making the hawks feel even better, of course that , invitation to the rose bowl. shaina: andy stopped by iowa city last night on his way back from indianapolis here's some of the reaction he got from kirk
>> so to finally get that invitation, it is very special. >> what does the rose bowl mean to you? >> it is a big deal, one of the biggest bowl games there is. >> a great game between two championship caliber teams. i think it is going to be a very competitive matchup. shaina: iowa will try to bring home their first rose bowl trophy in more than 50 years when they play stanford at 4:00 on new year's day in pasadena, california. eric: what a great time of year to go somewhere sunny. a lot of fans probably busy last night checking airfare, bowl packages. the university of iowa's official bowl tour package starts at $3195 per person and that includes airfare and a four night stay.
to los angeles you can get a package for $1995. the website will open for bookings at 9:00 a.m. today. if you're going on your own the university does encourage you to buy game tickets through their box office tickets run $150 to $185. shaina: fans are so happy ann writes on facebook " they will do iowa proud. how can they make us any more prouder of the awesome gentlemen that they are? i do hope they win, but if they don't they will play their hearts out." it is feeling a little california-ish here in iowa right now. we cannot believe this warm weather we are having. eric: it's warm, but this warm? my mechanic matt lukacs went water skiing saturday at lake panorama. the water temperature was 38
shaina: a lot of you have been writing us about the warm temperatures. more than 100 of you on facebook. kimi writes " this is freaking winter. it's supposed to be cold with snow. i can't even imagine what our summer temps will be if our winter temps are in the 50's and 60's." eric: jen says " i live in iowa to experience all 4 seasons, where is the cold temperatures and the snow?. i'm going to start doing a snow dance." shaina: a lot of the comments are also from people wishing for a white christmas. the dot also has the holidays in mind with its message for drivers this morning. it reads, not buckled? i'm telling santa. a nice reminder this time of year when a lot of us will be traveling for the holidays. there have been 292 traffic deaths in iowa so far this year. hopefully we can get through
metinka: it is a really start to to this monday. across less central and north central iowa. algona reporting visibility down to zero, half a mile in des moines. visibility changes over the next couple of hours. there is a dense fog advisory in effect until 9:00 in all the great shaded counties. -- gray shaded counties. temperatures have fallen below freezing to the west. watch for some slippery patches on the sidewalks and side streets. off to the east, temperatures are doing a little bit better, starting off in the 30's. it will be a quiet afternoon, no real major weather systems on the way. this is just a week trough that
is moving through the state. late tuesday through wednesday, we could have a few sprinkles. the end of the week will mean an and to the warm temperatures -- and to the warm temperatures and maybe some precipitation. we have a south wind at 10 miles an hour and hopefully we will get rid of that fog. 50 this afternoon with the sunshine, it will be a beautiful afternoon and a beautiful week ahead. wednesday and thursday, highs in the 50's, close to 60 degrees especially in southern parts of the state. as we go into the weekend, the cooler air rises and it looks like a cooler week ahead for next week. eric: we will take it while we have it. shaina: things are looking good
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shaina: good news for people who dread the dentist's drill in this morning's health alert. a new 7-year study suggests drilling and filling may no longer be required in many cases of dental decay. researchers say 30% to 50% of fillings can be avoided through preventative oral care which can reverse the decay. scientists in london tracked more than 50 million women and found detection and treatment of dcis, an early form of breast cancer, helps prevent more invasive breast cancer later on. there's been debate over the effectiveness of treating dcis, but researchers say their findings show many cases become invasive if left untreated. and new data from a scandinavian study indicates that a father's lifestyle choices can change the genetic information he carries in his sperm, which could later impact the health of his future children. the study found changes can occur even from things like weight loss. eric: and "the hunger games" finale makes it three in a row. "mockingjay part 2" came in first at the box office again,
"krampus" came in second with $16 million for its opening weekend. and "creed" came in third with 15 and a half million dollars. "the hunger games" movies are all about survival and today on "ellen," harrison ford appears to talk about how he survived that horrible plane crash. >> it was a golf course. i would have preferred to land at the airport. >> so there were doctors are there usually so that would be a good place to land. >> it wasn't. i didn't construct such a complete understanding of the situation, i just landed on the golf course and there were doctors there who probably should have been at work. it was a friday afternoon i think. >> yeah. thank god they weren't. they were there to help you. eric: the star wars star also reveals all the injuries he suffered in the crash and he plays a game to try to win $10,000 for his favorite
that is today at four clock on kcci. all-new shows tonight on kcci as well, "supergirl," "scorpion," and "ncis, los angeles." all followed by kcci 8 news at 10:00 and "the late show with stephen colbert." we have another full hour of the news you need to start your day. shaina: we'll check in with our team to see what they're working on. first to nikole in our washington bureau. nikole: addressing terrorism. i'm nikole killion in washington with highlights from the president's oval office speech plus reaction, coming up. alyx: we are in downtown des moines because portions of the skywalker closing today because of construction, and they will not reopen until spring 2018. what the county is doing to help you get around. metinka: we are starting off with dense fog, but get ready to enjoy some beautiful 50 degree temperatures.
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shaina: right now at 6:00 addressing terrorism. , president obama takes a stance in the oval office sunday night. the message he has for the american people. and how those wanting his job are reacting this morning. eric: plus, bowl bound. good news for the iowa hawkeyes after a heartbreaking weekend. who they will face in yet another historic game. alyx: find out why polk county has put together a skywalk at to help you get around. more details and how it will help you coming up. >> you're watching kcci 8 news. eric: and we're waking up to some fog out there in central iowa this monday morning. building tops disappeared overnight as it moved through the city.